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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 555–556.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Shuxuan Zhou Ornamentalism . By Anne Anlin Cheng . New York : Oxford University Press , 2019 . xiv, 204 pp. ISBN: 9780190604615 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2020 2020 In Ornamentalism , Anne Anlin Cheng explores non-European, modern Western...
Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 November 1959
...A. Bharati SGAM.PO.PA.—The Jewel Ornament of Liberation . By Herbert V. Guenther , London : Rider & Co. , 1959 . xiv, 333 . 42s. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1959 1959 106 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES numerous Hindi primers published in India during the last...
Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (3): 468–469.
Published: 01 May 1957
...Leela Row Dayal Textiles and Ornaments of India: A Selection of Designs . Ed. Monroe Wheeler . Texts by Pupul Jayakar and John Irwin. New York : Museum of Modern Art , 1956 . 96 . 110 Plates (16 in color), Bibliography. $4.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1957...
Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 277–278.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Winston Kyan Pattern and Person: Ornament, Society, and Self in Classical China . By Martin J. Powers . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2006 . xvi , 434 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 The subtitle...
Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 772–773.
Published: 01 August 1996
..., ornamentation were divinely real. The things which form the focus of Waghorne's witty exposition are the bodies of the Kallar (warrior) caste kings of Pudukkottai, a little kingdom in the Tamil country which was incorporated into the British Indian empire as a Native State. Her book constitutes a continuous...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 11 (1): 51–66.
Published: 01 November 1951
... artifacts of modern or recent times in Melanesia and artifacts from the ancient bronze-age art of the Far East. We begin with a type of Melanesian shell ornament, well known to the curators of our ethnographical collections by its pidgin English name of kapkap, which consists of a disk of white shell...
Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 863–865.
Published: 01 August 2011
... breasts that makes an image voluptuous, but the manner in which this and other features of the body are modeled; it is the form, not the physiognomy that determines if the figure is sensuous or not. Again if we look at the ornaments adorning sculptures, there is a great range, for example, from Bharhut...
Ban Chiang's Contribution to Prehistory - Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2A: Background to the Study of the Metal Remains and Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2B: Metals and Related Evidence from Ban Chiang, Ban Tong, Ban Phak Top, and Don Klang and Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2C: The Metal Remains in Regional Context
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 806–811.
Published: 01 August 2020
... out of 639 well-provenienced artifacts from the Ban Chiang sites excavated in 1974–75. By chapter 3, we learn directly about the 639 cleaned and preserved prehistoric metal artifacts found at the Ban Chiang sites. Copper-base metal was used primarily for ornaments, with copper-base tools less common...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 725–727.
Published: 01 August 2021
... interest is what women “did” rather than what they wrote or, as is more often the case, what has been written about them. While she does not eschew texts entirely, her focus in Becoming Guanyin is on physical activities and material objects—dance, painting, embroidery, and ornamentation—created and used...
Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (3): 603–608.
Published: 01 May 1968
... in ferocious form bear angry expressions, human-like demon faces, animal heads and ornaments of skulls, snakes and carved human bones as typical attributes. A startling example is Begtse, God of War, measuring about five feet in height and constructed of red lacquered paper mache and wood. His fierce...
Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 232–239.
Published: 01 February 1958
... B.C., though the author wrongly places her in the previous millenium). Then she lists, as "the next manifestation of an animal art that appears to be related to the later Scythian," ornaments recovered by Schliemann in the last century among the grave finds at Mycenae. "How the animal-style ornaments...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1943) 2 (3): 310–314.
Published: 01 May 1943
..., or altar room, at important anniversaries. As they were considered as objects for ritual use and not as ornaments or works of art, they were painted by mere artisans, who had notebooks of conventionalized features, from which relatives of the deceased picked those which they thought had a reasonably good...
Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 November 1975
... of Chinese ornament. Thereafter, the fortunes of ceramic design are followed down to the invention of underglaze decor; and the book concludes, with rapidly increasing tempo, in the Ming and Ch'ing periods. Watson believes, with Langer and Loehr (M. Loehr, "The Fate of the Ornament," Archives of Asian Art...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (3): 301–310.
Published: 01 May 1953
... ceremonial vessels of bronze, stone and pottery, bronze weapons and bridle fittings, stone, jade and bone ornaments. The most unusual item was a musical stone of grey limestone embellished on its face with a conventional design of a tiger. Preserved in perfect condition, it gives out a clear, ringing note...
Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 108.
Published: 01 November 1959
... at all, I would suggest "ethically commendable demeanour" or something of the kind. The Jewel Ornament displays an amazing love for captions and subcaptions, for categorizing, quotation and cross-reference, psychological insight of considerable subtlety, and occasionally at least, exquisite poetical...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 May 1955
..., a, Cordmarked pot, Initial period (ht. 9 in b, jar ornamented with pseudo-cord ing, incision, and applique, Middle Period (ht. 11 in c, pot with spout, showing stylized animals in upper panel of body design, Final Period (ht. 5.5 in d, plan and cross-section of housefloor, Middle Period; e, Kamegaoka pottery...
Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (2): 567–569.
Published: 01 May 2012
... century and situates this within contemporary nationalist discourses within India. Understood as effeminate by the champions of a much more severe Khari Boli Hindi ornamental Brajbhasha was relegated to the margins of Indian literary expression in their quest for a hyper-masculinized Hinduness, something...
Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 May 1962
... Japanese sculptured ornaments known as o\imono. In many cases, this overenlargement has coarsened what must have been delicate carvings, deadening their appeal. The contrast, however, is not confined to the presentation of examples from the two collections, but also appears in the respective selections...
Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 November 1975
... pottery through Han bronzes and lacquers to the revolutionary introduction in the T'ang of organic and figural motifs, which radically altered the character of Chinese ornament. Thereafter, the fortunes of ceramic design are followed down to the invention of underglaze decor; and the book concludes...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 2 (1): 66–76.
Published: 01 November 1942
... of the several thousand known species of this one family that are of no great ornamental value; the magnificent palms in great variety; 70 THE FAR EASTERN QUARTERLY the strange Rqfflesia, the largest flower known, some species with flowers approximating a meter in diameter; the equally strange gigantic orchid...